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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Fernández, L.; Scherer; M. 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
nein 
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Title:
Emil J. Gumbel's last course on the "Statistical theory of extreme values'': a conversation with Tuncel M. Yegulalp 
Abstract:
GUMBEL. Eponym in mathematical statistics for the first type extreme value distribution and the copula that is both of extreme value and Archimedean kind. Hydrologists appreciate Emil J. Gumbel as a pioneer in promoting non-normal distributions in their field. Historians rank him among the most influential German intellectuals of the Weimar Republic. He disclosed secret societies that destabilized the Weimar Republic and used statistical methods to document political murders and to reveal a bias...    »
 
Keywords:
Emil J. Gumbel; Extreme-value theory, History of statistics. 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Journal title:
Extremes 
Journal listet in FT50 ranking:
nein 
Year:
2018 
Journal volume:
21 
Month:
Mar 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
97-113 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl für Finanzmathematik 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Technology:
Nein 
Interdisciplinarity:
Ja 
Mission statement:
Ethics and Sustainability:
Nein